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Weakley County Emergency Management
Tuesday January 16th, 2018 :: 11:39 a.m. CST

Alert

Wind Chill Advisory until 10:00AM Wednesday

...WINTER STORM GRADUALLY COMING TO AN END WITH BELOW ZERO WIND CHILL VALUES EXPECTED INTO WEDNESDAY... .A strong upper level disturbance is sliding through the Mid South early this morning as arctic air continues to spill into the region. Ongoing snow will taper off from northwest to southeast during through the morning hours...with flurries likely lingering over portions of northeast Mississippi in the early afternoon. The combination of very cold temperatures and gusty northwest winds will produce wind chill values to zero or slightly below, mainly along and north of Interstate 40 through noon today. ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chill values expected between zero to five below zero into this afternoon and again tonight into Wednesday morning. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

* WHERE...Portions of East Arkansas, Southeast Missouri and West Tennessee.

* WHEN....through 10 AM CST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CARROLL ... CROCKETT ... DYER ... GIBSON ... HAYWOOD ... HENRY ... LAKE ... LAUDERDALE ... MADISON ... OBION ... SHELBY ... TIPTON ... WEAKLEY

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Address/Location
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old State Hwy 22
Dresden, TN 38225

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-364-5454

Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Chill Advisory

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